The impact of family history of colon cancer on survival after diagnosis with colon cancer.

@article{Slattery1995TheIO,
  title={The impact of family history of colon cancer on survival after diagnosis with colon cancer.},
  author={Martha L. Slattery and Richard A. Kerber},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={888-96}
}
BACKGROUND The impact of family history of colon cancer on survival after diagnosis with colon cancer is generally unknown. It is possible that family history is indicative of a genetically inherited form of disease which may alter survival. METHODS The Utah Population Database was used to evaluate survival after diagnosis with colon cancer among 2236 first primary colon cancer cases. This database includes detailed information about family history and is linked to the Utah Cancer Registry to… CONTINUE READING